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Place of work or study

  • Mnemonic reference


  • Applicability

    All people, Scotland.


This question records the travel address for a person's main job or course of study (including school).

The work or study postcode variable (POWSPCPS) contains where appropriate, a postcode, or a country code or a code relating to the departure point for people working on an offshore installation.


Total number of categories 6

Code Name
0 Not currently working or studying
1 Work or study mainly at or from home
2 No fixed place
3 Working on an offshore installation (departure point code in POWSPCPS)
4 Working or studying outside UK (country code in POWSPCPS)
5 Working or studying inside UK (postcode in POWSPCPS)